4 Alarms in Jamaica Plain

Ladder 10 (Tower Ladder company utilizing a reserve) was first in on today’s worker in Jamaica Plain. Box 2512 was struck for the fire across from 128 South Street. Along with multiple calls, TL.10 confirmed the working fire by requesting the second alarm upon arrival.

L.10 going to work at 133 South Street (Stephen Walsh/Box 714 Imaging)
See more of Steve’s photos from Box 2514

Fire on the second floor of the two-story dwelling extended into the attic and through the roof.

Box 2514 – 133 South Street
E.28, 42, 53 – L.10, 16 – R.2 – Car 9a – C.7
Rehab/RIT: E.14 – L.26 – W.25 – Car 12 (RIT)
2nd: E.52, 24, 37 – L.29, 23, TL.17
TAC SU, W.12, H.1, Car 7(2nd), Car 11(ACT), A.65
3rd: E.17, 29 – L.4 – X.1
4th: E.3, 55
Transfer: Brookline E.1 – E.28
Detail: E.2, 20 – L.25
Detail: Car 4
Courtesy A.65

Two firefighters and one civilian were injured during the blaze. A total of 10 residents were displaced. The fire went to four alarms due to the weather.
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Ron Ayotte
“FEAR” by Ric Jorge
Ric, excellent article. Your FD is not the only one that suffers from TAS (Training Anxiety Syndrome). Same circus, different community. As far as seeking help from an EAP, I did take advantage of my community's EAP 8 years into my career. I was heading down the road to a separation/divorce after I got promoted…
2014-12-04 16:04:47
Mike McAdams
Who Looks After The Victims?
Captain LeBlanc, Great point in the blog debating the new and old techniques and how to blend them into that first minutes on the fire ground. One of the first points stated was “Unless they know your manpower, resources and abilities, and are standing in that front lawn at 2:00 a.m., all they can do…
2014-12-02 14:45:23
Ruel Douvillier
Who Looks After The Victims?
I suspect these new tactics are all related to the NFPA standard that came out a few years ago recommending higher manpower on apparatus than the authorities having jurisdiction were prepared to implement. For the 30+ years that I've been fighting fires, UL and NIST have been using the data that they gained by setting…
2014-12-02 11:48:44
Joseph carroll
Who Looks After The Victims?
I work in a dept with 2 man Engine cos, man powers is an issue with our first due assignment. (3 engs,2 Trks , Batt Chief). Usually 13 Firefighters on the assignment. At times the exterior attack has no option, heavy fire too include exposures etc. some new leaders feel that this exterior attack is…
2014-12-01 19:05:51
Brian
Who Looks After The Victims?
Am I missing the old SSLEEVES-OCD pneumonic??? seems that one. It addressed alot of the things we have to think of, and the new Slicers is something that I think in right circumstances and construction would make sense, but at other times might be completely useless. I have watched and read alot of the NIST…
2014-12-01 02:10:06
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